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Emergency Info for Hurricane Lee ME, MA and RI

Please visit the website below for an up-to-date list of emergency shelters in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Maine.


Visit the website below for updates on Hurricane Lee.


Below are online resources that may be able to assist you in locating and receiving aid in the aftermath of Hurricane Lee in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Maine. To access the websites, please click on the links. You may wish to contact these providers for additional information.


Hurricane Preparedness and Recovery


National Hurricane Center and Central Pacific Hurricane Center


Power Outage Preparedness and Recovery


Flooding Preparedness and Recovery


Road Closures

For information about road closures, you may dial 511 or obtain information online at:,42.29749,7?show=roadReports,constructionReports,trafficSpeeds,weatherWarningsAreaEvents,weatherRadar,otherStateInfo


Local Red Cross Locator


Red Cross Smartphone Apps

These apps will update people on current emergencies and provide information on safety during a disaster.


Below is information on 2-1-1 in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Maine. 2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember phone number that connects callers to information and services in times of need. It is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, even during disasters. Please call if you are seeking resources such as clothing, food, or programs for your family.


2-1-1 Rhode Island

50 Valley Street

Providence, RI 02909



2-1-1 Massachusetts

18 Chestnut Street, Suite 530

Worcester, MA 01608



2-1-1 Maine

700 Main Street, Suite 1

Bangor, ME 04401



Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

500 C Street Southwest

Washington, DC 20472



If a disaster is declared in your area, please call to apply for assistance or visit


FEMA Text Message Program


  • To locate an open emergency shelter, text SHELTER and a zip code to 43362 (4FEMA).
  • To locate an open Disaster Recovery Center, text DRC and a zip code to 43362 (4FEMA).


Please note that standard message and data rates apply.


Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Maine Emergency Management Resources


Rhode Island Department of Homeland Security


Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency


Rhode Island Department of Human Services


Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security


Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency


Massachusetts Transitional Aid to Families with Dependent Children (TAFDC)


Maine Department of Homeland Security


Maine Emergency Management Agency


Maine Temporary Assistance for Needy Families



Local Salvation Army Locator



VRBO may offer reduced rates for housing in times of disaster.